Morning round-up: Thursday 7 January

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By Legal Cheek Reporter on

The morning’s top legal affairs news stories


Jeremy Corbyn continues his purge of the Oxbridge set in favour of Kent-educated lawyer [The Spectator]

MP Emily Thornberry under fire for taking donation from Iraq war lawyers [Evening Standard]

Eva Carneiro will take Chelsea and Jose Mourinho to court at end of the season after failure to strike tribunal deal [The Telegraph]

Parabis: unsecured creditors set to lose £46m as scale of collapse laid bare [Law Society Gazette]

Looking to play the markets? Then invest in Law plc [Legal Futures]

Lewis v Ward Hadaway: A wake up call for claimant litigators regarding issue fees, abuse of process and limitation [Hardwicke]

Alabama’s top judge urges gay marriage halt [BBC News]

Monkey selfie case: judge rules animal cannot own his photo copyright [The Guardian]

‘Magic circle’ judge Lord Dervaird takes gay secrets to the grave after he dies aged 80 [Daily Record]

Canadian judge whose nude photos got posted online breaks her silence [Above the Law]

The application deadline for the Norton Rose Fulbright summer vac scheme is tomorrow [Legal Cheek Hub]

“I wonder about his indemnity insurance – or lack thereof! All well and good until one of his clients sues him!” [Legal Cheek Comments]